|Title:||John Gilmer Oral History Interview,|
Dembo, Jonathan, 1948-
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||The U. S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African American band in the U. S. Navy during World War II. See also U.S. Navy B-1 Band Group Interviews OH #213.1-213.4; Interview with Simeon O. Holloway, OH #215; and Interview with Abe Thurman OH #216.|
|Extent:||0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, no transcription.|
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John Gilmer Oral History Interview (#OH0214), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Nanette Hardison, October 27, 2008
Musician; U. S. Navy B-1 Band member
The U.S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African-American band in the U.S. Navy during World War II.